Champaign office closed due to weather. Deliveries from Champaing have been cancelled.
Friday morning when you log into Polaris you’ll need to use Offline mode. You will get an error trying to log in if you try to log in to the 2nd login with your username and password. Just enter your username and click the offline, check box.
Check out the new features in our upcoming Polaris upgrade with links to instructions and forms. Be sure to read the new instructions for running Request Manager!
Libraries can now set patron services parameters to automatically update the circulation status of lost or missing items based on a specified period of time. Item records are updated (or not) according to the settings for the item’s assigned branch.
We have discovered that a bug in a recent Microsoft update to Windows 8.1 is rendering users unable to connect to Polaris.
After clicking "Connect" in the RemoteApp dialog you are prompted for your credintials again.
The "Connecting to..." dialog hangs for up to a minute before disappearing/disconnecting.
If you find that you are unable to print this morning, you are not alone. It would seem that a Screwdrivers upgrade to the Polaris servers has rendered older versions of the Scewdrivers client obsolete. If you find yourself without any printers this morning, please see our support page for the latest version of Screwdrivers:
NOTE: You may have to re-select your printer in the Tools -> Options for Check in/out windows
Road and Track (0035-7189) changed its publication pattern to 10 times per year in 2014.
To use the updated pattern, go to your Serial Holdings Record, right click on the current publication pattern and choose ‘Close Pattern.’ Save the SHR. Link to Check In and delete all the Expected issues for the rest of 2014. Then go back to your Serial Holdings Record and create a new publication pattern using the template for ‘Road and Track (0035-7189).
Shelley Stone, Cataloging Supervisor
Please check your shelves for 20th century journey memoir of a life and the times by William L. Shirer.
Control #151816 and control #2331531
These records are multi-part records so this is an instance when volume information is required. If your item record does not currently have volume information, please add your information into the volume field.
Cheri Schuler-Faust, Cataloger